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 2021-03-04 11:08 

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This doctor stepped up to bridge the gap as the pandemic ravaged her town...

Hailed as a hero of Central Falls, R.I., Dr. Beata Nelken provided COVID-19 tests and vaccines to help struggling families and protect public health...

 2021-03-04 10:00 

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N.H.'s Maggie Hassan is the most vulnerable Senate Democrat up for reelection next year...

If you thought Maine's Senate race between Susan Collins and Sara Gideon was big, just wait for this top race with a 50-50 Senate....

 2021-03-04 09:46 

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Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure...

The palace says the 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, "underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition at St Bartholomew's Hospital."...

 2021-03-04 09:19 

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Three have life-threatening wounds after Sweden ax attack...

Hospital officials say three people wounded in an assault by a man using an ax in southern Sweden are in life-threatening condition and police have reduced the overall number of victims to seven....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

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How to get away with murder...

Keeping the heat on Mohammed bin Salman will help all Saudi journalists, especially those in prison....

 2021-03-04 08:54 

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Jackie Bradley Jr. to sign with Milwaukee Brewers on two-year deal...

Jackie Bradley Jr. agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, according to a major league source....

 2021-03-04 08:49 

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ICC will investigate accusations of war crimes in Israeli-occupied territories...

The International Criminal Court announced Wednesday that it was opening an investigation into allegations of war crimes by Israel and Palestinian militant groups in territories occupied by Israel in 1967....

 2021-03-04 08:00 

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To close digital equity gaps, US should endow a private Digital Futures Foundation...

Auctions of government-owned airwaves produce a lot of revenue. A chunk of it should go toward closing digital equity gaps....

 2021-03-04 07:42 

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Ethics probe led to criminal referral involving Elaine Chao, Transportation Dept. inspector general says...

The Transportation Department's internal watchdog found evidence of potential ethical violations by then-Secretary Elaine Chao and referred the case to the Justice Department for prosecution in December, but it declined, according to documents release...

 2021-03-04 07:30 

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Push for debt solutions rises along with student loans...

We need to create a system that encourages these institutions of higher education to become more of a partner in helping to rein in the rising costs....

 2021-03-04 07:30 

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The pains and ills of being a person of color in a 'high-performing district'...

As a Black woman who grew up in the predominantly white city of Newton, I witnessed how Black and brown students bused in through Metco were perceived and subsequently treated....

 2021-03-04 07:11 

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Benjamin J. Fernandez, photojournalist and mentor, dies at 84...

Benedict J. Fernandez, a professed "photo-anthropologist" who captured the persona of Martin Luther King Jr. and the fervor of the King era's protest movements before mentoring a generation of professional photographers, died Jan. 31 at his ho...

 2021-03-04 06:38 

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7-year-old Alabama girl helps to fund her own brain surgery at Boston Children's Hospital...

Liza Scott, a patient at Boston Children's Hospital, is running a lemonade stand to help fund her own upcoming operation. While her story has warmed plenty of hearts, is yet another sign that the US health system is broken beyond repair and driving fa...

 2021-03-04 05:13 

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California to give 40% of vaccine doses to vulnerable areas...

California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for the state's most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus more quickly....

 2021-03-04 05:01 

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Massachusetts biopharma firms raised a record $5.8b in venture capital last year...

The total was nearly double 2019s investments, according to a trade group report....

 2021-03-04 05:00 

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Neighbors overhear verbal elder abuse...

Advice from Amy Dickinson....

 2021-03-04 05:00 

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Today in History...

Today is Thursday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2021. There are 302 days left in the year....

 2021-03-04 04:18 

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House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition...

House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation Wednesday over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the US election law in at least a generation....

 2021-03-04 03:42 

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Detectives look at SUV's 'black box' from Tiger Woods crash...

They want to get a clearer picture of what occurred during the Southern California rollover crash that seriously injured the golf star....

 2021-03-04 03:07 

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In Zdeno Chara's return to Boston, Bruins lose to Capitals in shootout...

Jakub Vrana scored the only goal of the shootout....

 2021-03-04 03:05 

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Texas power grid CEO fired after deadly February blackouts...

Texas' power grid manager was fired Wednesday amid growing calls for his ouster following February's deadly blackouts that left millions of people without electricity and heat for days in subfreezing temperatures....

 2021-03-04 02:50 

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With Biden's backing, Dems revive bill to overhaul policing...

Cheered on by President Biden, House Democrats hustled Wednesday to pass the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing nationwide, able to avoid clashing with moderates in their own party who are wary of reigniting a debate they say hurt them ...

 2021-03-04 02:49 

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Coast Guard crews from Cape Cod help save 31 Canadian fishermen...

An aircraft and two helicopters from Air Station Cape Cod were dispatched Tuesday evening to assist Canadian officials with the rescue some130 miles off Nova Scotia, officials said....

 2021-03-04 02:42 

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SpaceX Starship lands upright, then explodes in latest test...

SpaceX's futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air....

 2021-03-04 01:52 

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Vaccinating educators is a start, but more challenges ahead on reopening schools...

Other factors that could complicate reopening schools include incomplete ventilation upgrades, union negotiations over safety measures, and potential increases in infection rates....

 2021-03-04 01:20 

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Protocols and gameday procedures have changed, but the football is the same when Central Catholic, North Andover meet...

Following a wait of 15 months after the fall season was postponed because of COVID-19, the Merrimack Valley Conference rivals finally got to square off in a live scrimmage....

 2021-03-04 01:12 

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Intense preparations before pontiff meets Iraqi ayatollah...

In Iraq's holiest city, a pontiff will meet a revered ayatollah and make history with a message of coexistence in a place plagued by bitter divisions....

 2021-03-04 01:08 

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Kellen Winslow II sentenced to 14 years for rape and other sexual offenses...

The former NFL tight end, and 37-year-old son of NFL Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow, could only be described in two words by a San Diego County Superior Court judge: 'And that is a sexual predator.'...

 2021-03-04 01:08 

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Move to vaccinate Mass. teachers intensifies competition for limited shots...

Governor Baker said he was bowing to pressure from the Biden administration....

 2021-03-04 00:48 

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Chloe Aurard propels NU women to Hockey East tournament championship...

Aurard tallied shorthanded goal with 4:38 remaining to lead top-ranked Huskies (19-1-1) to 2-1 victory over UConn Wednesday at Matthews Arena....

 2021-03-04 00:43 

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Momentum builds on Beacon Hill for PPP tax fix, but time's running out...

Michael Heffernan, the state administration and finance secretary, said the BHaker administration supports a "fix" that would extend the state-tax exemption to pass-through entities....

 2021-03-04 00:39 

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Jaylen Brown plans to enjoy the All-Star Game but is more focused on his health...

Brown won't use his knee as an excuse, but he also made it known that his body needs rest....

 2021-03-04 00:36 

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Two women attacked, one seriously injured, in Haverhill, DA says...

One of the women was flown to a Boston hospital Wednesday evening for treatment of serious injuries, the Essex district attorney's office said...

 2021-03-04 00:35 

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Epidemiologist's tweet about Johnson & Johnson vaccine sets off a 'pun party'...

After an exhausting year filled with bad news, Julia Marcus wanted to give people something to chuckle about on the Internet. And boy did she ever succeed....

 2021-03-04 00:25 

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Facebook to remove ban on political advertising...

Stories you may have missed from the world of business....

 2021-03-04 00:11 

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The public meeting on Zoom can never be unseen...

Local government officials find a new level of exposure, and pressure....

 2021-03-03 23:56 

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Out of step...

Jeffrey Rosario Turco's social media posts reveal him as an anti-choice, transphobic, border-wall-loving Trumper, but he wants you to believe he's a true Democrat....

 2021-03-03 23:56 

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After offering unused vaccines to civilians at State Police facility, Baker says state 'shouldn't' do it again...

The governor said that the decision to offer hundreds of shots at the State Police headquarters was not the "right way."...

 2021-03-03 23:52 

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Cameron Swartz sizzles for BC women in ACC tournament win over Pitt...

Junior guard matched a program record with a career-best 33 points, hitting 4 of 8 3-pointers and a career-high 15 of 16 free throws, for the 13th-seeded Eagles (7-11) in 67-56 win....

 2021-03-03 23:37 

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Lockheed Martin closing Marion facility next year...

US Representative Bill Keating said he is waiting on a response from the defense contractor about its decision to move "hundreds of jobs out of Massachusetts."...

 2021-03-03 23:34 

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Reports: Myanmar security forces kill at least 34 protesters...

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar security forces dramatically escalated their crackdown on protests against last month's coup, killing at least 34 protesters Wednesday in several cities, according to accounts on social media and local news reports comp...

 2021-03-03 23:29 

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Fauci says it's 'ill advised' for states to roll back COVID-19 measures, likens current state of pandemic to a game of tug of war...

"The baseline that we're at right now between 60 and 70,000 cases a day is unacceptably high for any significant pulling back on mitigation," Fauci said....

 2021-03-03 23:18 

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Progressive loss in State House primary resurfaces debate over ranked-choice voting...

Tuesday night's results in a primary race in Revere and Winthrop told what feels like a familiar, disappointing tale for the liberal wing of the state's dominant party....

 2021-03-03 23:09 

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MIT researchers read a letter without opening it...

Signed, sealed, and revealed: An intricately folded 17th-century letter gives up its secrets....

 2021-03-03 23:01 

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Chronic flooding puts Countryside Elementary School project on the front burner, officials say...

As part of the MSBA's examination into a proposed $50 million project at Countryside, Newton officials provided a narrated, virtual tour showing some challenges staff and students face....

 2021-03-03 23:01 

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Watchdog finds GOP congressman harassed staff, drank while serving as White House physician...

The report, which was released Wednesday, shed light on a number of rumors that had dogged Representative Ronny Jackson beginning in 2018, after he was nominated to lead the Veterans Affairs Department....

 2021-03-03 23:00 

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In a concession to Democratic moderates, Biden signs off on tighter income limits for stimulus checks...

Democratic leaders pressed to find the 50 votes they will need to push through President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus measure in the face of unified Republican opposition....

 2021-03-03 22:58 

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Man pleads not guilty to motor vehicle homicide charges crash that killed Salem police officer...

Juan Marinez, 26, of Salem, pleaded not guilty to two counts of motor vehicle homicide Wednesday in connection to the crash that killed an off-duty Salem police officer Dana Mazola last June, officials said....

 2021-03-03 22:52 

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Siemens accuses GE of exaggerating trade-secret theft claims...

That complaint is an "opportunistic attempt by General Electric to exploit a specific issue with a now-canceled gas turbine project," Siemens Energy said in a court filing....

 2021-03-03 22:48 

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State Police colonel tasked with reform is accused of breaking rules to promote his allies...

The accusations could further damage trust in the state's largest law enforcement agency....

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